Zimbabwe’s Wild Places

This unique and amazing trip takes you to the best wildlife viewing areas of Zimbabwe; Mana Pools National Park and Hwange National Park.  Your safari will start and end in Victoria Falls, site of one of the natural wonders of the world.  This trip has a ton to offer; incredible game drives, walking safaris, canoe safaris, motorboat excursions at sunset, fishing, and world class service and accommodations with African Bush Camps.

Day 1+2; Victoria Falls Hotel; Arrive in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.  You will spend the next two nights at the luxurious and historic Victoria Falls Hotel.  A multitude of activities await, the most impressive being a tour to one of the natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.  Enjoy a scenic flight, sunset cruise, dinner at The Boma, visits to a local village, shopping, bungee jumping, zip line tours, and more.  Work off that jet lag before embarking on your trophy free, wildlife viewing adventure.

Day 3 to 5; Zambezi Expeditions Camp: Take a morning flight to the gem of Zimbabwe’s parks, Mana Pools National Park.  The next three days you will be camped in luxury above the banks of the mighty Zambezi River at Zambezi Expedition Camp.  The views here are stunning and you will be serenaded by wildlife 24 hours a day.  There are no excuses to be bored here.  Take advantage of daily walks in the bush with some of the top guides in the safari industry.  Game drives will get you close to the action.  Paddle with a guide on the river and experience something few others have.  The array of wildlife is amazing, especially during the dry season as wildlife converge towards the river for water.

Day 6 to 8Kanga Camp: A game drive will take you to your next destination, Kanga Camp, located in a remote and exclusive area of Mana Pools.  Spend the next three days taking advantage of the incredible game drives and walking safaris.  Rather just relax at your luxurious tented chalet?  The waterholes around the camp are a magnet for elephant and all sorts of wildlife.  Simply kick back and let the wildlife come to you.

Day 9 to 11; Somalisa Camp: You will embark on a morning flight to your next destination, Hwange National Park. Luxurious tented chalets are your home for the next three days.  There is also a swimming pool in camp, so make sure to pack a bathing suit.  Game drives and walking safaris allow you to explore another of Africa’s iconic parks.  Large herds of elephant are common near camp.  The area is home to the famed pride of Cecil the lion who was killed by an American trophy hunter.  Fortunately his legacy still lives on as well as a diversity of life you will find in the bush.

Day 12; Take a morning flight to Victoria Falls where you will connect with your international flight.  Or you may decide to stay one last night and rest up for your travels home.

Includes

  • Accommodations, meals, and most drinks at African Bush Camps properties
  • Safari activities at African Bush Camps properties
  • Domestic flights to and from camps
  • Accommodation at Victoria Falls Hotel with breakfast included
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry at the camps
  • Park fees to Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park

Excludes

  • International Flight/s
  • Travel and Trip cancellation insurance
  • Activities, drinks, lunch, and dinner at Victoria Falls Hotel
  • Zimbabwe Visa $30 single entry
  • Tips recommended at $20 per day ($10 to guide and $10 to camp staff)
  • Some premium drinks and bottled wines
  • Items of a personal nature

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